David Bowden is a coordinator for the Insitute of Ideas‘ Battle of Ideas’ satellite debates. He is also a poetry editor for Culture Wars and a TV Columnist with Spiked. David was also a co-founder of the Institute of Ideas’ Current Affairs Forum.
An alumnus of the Debating Matters competition, having competed in its first year 03/04, he has continued to support the competition ever since, holding roles as a topic guide editor and a speakers’ co-ordinator for the Global Uncertainties Network.
David has a MA in Creative Writing from the University of Exeter, and has also worked in communications and public affairs for Libertas and the Design and Artists Copyright Society.
Information valid as of October 2012